Board of Directors, Senior Administration and Staff at Eastern International College in NJ

Board of Directors

Philip Balis, M.B.A.

Donald Grunewald, D.B.A.

Ann Marie Graff, Ph.D., President

Bashir Mohsen, M.S., CEO

Mustafa A. Mustafa, Ph.D., VPAA

Lt. Col. Robert Tilli, Jr.

Deborah Vilegi-Payne, Ph.D.

Paula Bloom, MHA, MPH

Executive Administration

Bashir Mohsen, M.S., CEO and Founder

Ann Marie Graff, Ph.D., President

Mustafa A. Mustafa, Ph.D., Vice President for Academic Affairs/Campus Director

Andrew Scott Ziner, Ph.D., Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness, Planning and Assessment

Senior Administration

Soha Elshick, L.L.B., Registrar/ Human Resources Adminstrator

Julius Wangiwang, Ed.D, Dean of Education, Belleville

Kimberly McDonald, M.P.A., Dean of Education, Jersey City

Agnieszka Drupka, B.S., Chief Operating Officer

College Administration and Staff


Jessica Shim, B.S., Accountant


Ruth Zayas, Admissions Director, Belleville

Shirley Bell, B.A., Admissions Director, Jersey City

Cortney Bowen, Admissions Representative, M.A., Belleville

Megan Zarkesky, Admissions Representative, Jersey City

Rachelle Lydzustre, B.S., Telemarketing, Jersey City

Default Management

Evelyn Pimentel, A.A.S., Default Manager

Evening Coordinators

Roxann D'Alessio, B.A., Evening Coordinator, Belleville

Shahida Qureshi, MD, Evening Coordinator, Jersey City

Financial Aid

Kinga Gizynska, M.S., Financial Aid Director

Christine Gutierrez, Financial Aid Officer, Jersey City

Ashley Kende, Financial Aid Officer, Belleville

Yolanda LaMonica, Financial Aid Officer, Belleville

Information Technology Services

Marcus Jean, B.B.A., Information Technology Officer

Carlos Suriel, Information Technology Officer


Lisa Bogart, Director of Library, M.L.I.S., Jersey City

Victoria Swanson, M.L.S., Director of Library, Belleville


Stephanie Bassanini, B.A., Social Media/Marketing

Placement and Career Services

Jennifer Bate, B.A., Corporate Career Service Director


Shaline Sookdeo, Registrar/HR Administrator, Belleville

Irena Kotlicka, B.A., Registar Administrative Assistant


Mary Kurzyna, Belleville

Kenya Culbreth, Belleville

Carolyn Pujols, Jersey City

Patricia Hurtado, Jersey City

Student Counselor

Maria Billings, Counselor

Supportive Staff

Aminat Puebla, DH Administrative Assistant, Jersey City

Julia Bonfim, B.S., Nursing Administrative Assistant, Belleville

Nicole Scarpa, Nursing Administrative Assistant, Jersey City